windows 8

Handy Backup Remarkable Hard Disk Cloning Features for Migration to Windows 8

Novosoft, the acclaimed provider of data backup solutions, presented the hard disk imaging backup software functionality for Handy Backup, version 7.3.0, oriented toward migration from Windows 7 (and older editions of the OS) to Windows 8. The new version of the Handy Backup software helps make a snapshot of the entire system before installing Windows 8, being a tool also supporting backup of other platforms recently released, Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012, and others. “There are common sense backup suggestions for anyone considering migration to the new OS we kept in mind preparing this update of Handy Backup. First, even with the OS upgrade functionality, it is much safer and reliable to have a separate backup of your entire Windows system, restorable when required. Second, ...

Windows 8 Backup and Restore Solution Presented by Handy Backup

[DAILYHOSTNEWS], April 24, 2012 – Novosoft, an acclaimed developer of data protection software solutions for Windows and Linux, reported the first round of tests for Windows 8 compatibility with the Handy Backup software to be successfully run. All major Windows backup options, like Windows 8 disk imaging or backup to the cloud, are claimed to be fully delivered by Handy Backup for the OS edition available for pre-release usage presently. Upcoming tests were also announced, oriented toward Windows 8 enterprise network backup and distributed control. “Bringing the most of Windows backup has always been essential for us, here at Handy Backup. The software now is oriented toward multiple platforms and mixed-OS networks, but still, Windows compatibility is of major importance. So, as soo...

Windows 8 To Feature Improved Automatic Updating

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 16, 2011 – Sure, automatic updates can sometimes been viewed as a small hassle by a computer user who might otherwise prefer to ignore them altogether. Or in most cases, they just really dislike the restart requirement pertaining to some. Whatever the reason is, the automatic update process could soon see a revamp. In its upcoming version of Windows, Microsoft is looking to simplify the automatic update process with the goal of “minimizing restarts.” Recently, Microsoft Windows Update group program manager Farzana Rahman discussed the issue on the company’s Building Windows 8 blog. Microsoft says it plans to consolidate the update process. This means various updates will synch with the Windows security release that occurs every month. Secondly, Windows 8 will give u...